Barb and Dwight minister among the Mapuche, an indigenous people group in Chile. The goals of their ministries with the Mapuche churches and communities are, first, recovery of identity as a people made in the image of God; and second, discovery of vocation as productive stewards of God’s creation.
This White Cross project seeks to raise $2,000 to purchase and provide the materials and equipment needed for beekeeping production in Mapuche, Chile.
Chile has one of the fastest growing teen pregnancy rates in the world. Rise Up Little Girl is a network of clubs for girls ages 8–12 in some of Chile’s poorest communities. Each club provides spiritual, social and academic support through mentoring, tutoring, art and friendship in seven communities
We are grateful for some firsts we have experienced in these 17 years of ministries with the American Baptist Foreign Mission Society.
Your prayers and gifts to the World Mission Offering allow International Ministries to address the economic needs of low-income individuals and families by creating sustainable businesses and employment opportunities in the countries where we serve.